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's fall from grace. what jesse jackson jr. admitted to federal investigators. former council member leslie johnson is out of prison. she was released after serving time. her husband is still behind bars. when the two were arrested in 2010, leslie johnson tried to hide tens of thousands of dollars in her underwear and admitted flushing a check down the toilet. she served her sentence in west virginia where martha stewart served. >>> former illinois congressman jesse jackson jr. reached a plea deal with prosecutors over the misuse of campaign funds. nbc news has learned today that under this deal jackson admits using campaign contributions for his personal use, including the purchase of a $40,000 rolex watch, travel expenses for a friend and furniture for his washington home. his sentence would be decided by a federal judge and could range from probation to prison time. jackson resigned, you'll recall, from congress citing health issues. he represented his district on chicago's south side for 17 years. >>> right now, we are tracking a dangerous storm. meteorologist veronica johnson is up nex
congressman jesse jackson jr. is making headlines again over his fall from grace fox news learned that jackson jr. reportedly signs a plea deal in the federal investigation of his alleged misuse of campaign funding. according to the chicago suptimes, the plea deal includes significant jail time and that will be up to a federal j. jackson has been under investigation for using campaign funds to decorate his d.c. home, buy a rolex other and things. >>> it's being called a final jeopardy fail. we're going to tell you about the tournament that has a lot of people talking. >> and earlier this week, we introduced to you the trick shot toddler. find out if he rose to the challenge when he had to shoot it on live tv. back in a moment. ♪ [ male announcer ] the distances aren't getting shorter. ♪ the trucks are going farther. the 2013 ram 1500 with best-in-class fuel economy. engineered to move heaven and earth. guts. glory. ram. the new ram 1500. motor trend's 2013 truck of the year. for over 75 years people ...with geico... ohhh...sorry!. director's voice: here we go. from the top. and action for
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. >> shepard: the former illinois democratic congressman jesse jackson, jr. signed a plea deal to set allegations he misused funds. the newspapers reporting that agreement includes significant jail time. don't know how they define significant. we'll know soon enough. congressman jackson stepped down from his post in november after he had been absent for months, citing inpatient treatment for the bipolar disorder, and also accused of using campaign money to fix his house and boy a $40,000 rolex. the plea deal also concerns a social acquaintance of the former congressman. what does that mean? i don't know. >>> it wasn't beyoncÉ. a jealous madonna or an angry niners familiar. the superdome's power company reports a faulty relay device called the blackout that delayed the super bowl for more than 30 minutes. the device worked just fine during the sugar bowl last month and other el 'er events but failed, so they're going to replace it. the new orleans mayor says the city still plans to bid on hosting the 2018 super bowl. >>> it's it for studio b this afternoon. aet
. a source close to jesse jackson jr., to the family here, they're confirming to cnn that the former congressman has signed a plea deal with prosecutors. a law enforcement official previously told cnn the fbi and prosecutors in d.c., that they were investigating jackson for possible financial impropriety. lawyers representing jackson have not returned cnn's phone calls. the u.s. attorney's office in washington had no comment when asked earlier. >>> back to the special coverage of the blizzard and the urgent manhunt in california here in just a moment. other news developing right now. roll it. >>> actor hugh grant among those receiving phone hacking settlements today from rupert murdoch's company. news international settled 144 lawsuits, seven other cases will go to trial. lawyers said grant received, quote/unquote, substantial damages. the suit stemmed from that widespread scandal involving the hacking of celebrities and politicians and others by murdoch tabloids. >>> private e-mails and photographs belonging to not just one but two american presidents hacked and published online for
disheartening that we're just getting hit and hit. >> reporter: for some, like lisa jackson buying ice and gasoline for her generator it was a lesson learned the hard way. >> i was prepared for three, four days, not for a month. >> reporter: but here getting provisions isn't easy. only a few gas stations are open and the one big supermarket, still closed. >> my brother called me this morning and said -- >> reporter: the expectation tonight, diane is for a lot of snow, high winds, flooding and very likely power outages. people here will remain here in their homes tonight hunkered down and ready for the worst that mother nature has for this community. >> all right, ron, thank you. >>> and from the beginning of this storm beginning to form, sam champion has been tracking the power of the storm as it moved up the coast. so sam, what's ahead tonight? >> reporter: well, good evening, diane. we still got slushy snow on the roads of new york city, but everything's right on schedule. we're watching this injection of cold wintry air get into the moisture of the southern section. the intensificat
for the former congressman jesse jackson jr. lisa sylvester is monitoring that and some of the other top stories in "the situation room" right now. what's going on with this front? >> sources close to jesse jackson jr.'s family tell cnn he has signed a plea deal. he was being investigated and significant prison time. lawyers representing jackson have not returned phone calls from cnn. the pakistani teen activist shot in the head by the taliban is out of the hospital. this is surgery of her after doctors repaired two operations to repair her skull and hearing. the 15-year-old will continue her rehabilitation at the family's temporary home in england. taliban shot her in the head for speaking out in favor of girl's education. >>> and in other news, boeing is warning customers, their deliveries of 787 dreamliners may be delayed as an investigation continues into problems with the jet's batteries. european carriers and norwegian air say they were told not to expect their fleet on time. the dream liner was grounded for three weeks following problems with battery fires. >>> take a look at this. a high
some breaks news crossing moments ago, on the former congressman jesse jackson, jr., reports he has signed a plea deal with the justice department regarding the misuse of campaign funds. the chicago sun times reported earlier that the plea is expected to include significant jail time for jesse jackson, jr. the reported deal would also involve repaying the government hundreds of thousands of dollars. fox has confirmed that a deal has been reached on the misuse of funds, but we're trying to get more specifics into what is involved here. you'll remember that he left congress, the reports were that he was not well and now we've learned this development for jesse jackson, jr. and more coming up on that, stay tuned for more as you get it. so, a nasty surprise for americans as they go to fill up their tanks, ahead of the big winter storm today and we all have been encouraged to do that because you remember what happened during hurricane sandy and gas prices start their annual jump, a little bit higher than usual this time around, the average price for a gallon of regular now $3.57. and thi
, and secrecy si jackson jr. has signed off on a plea deal in a misuse of campaign funds case. fox news has confirmed the former illinois congressman is agreeing to this deal. according to one report, the deal would involve significant jail time and repaying the government hundreds of thousands of dollars. jackson has been under investigation allegedly for using campaign funds to, among other things, decorate his washington home. he is no longer a congressman. jenna: more on that as we get it. in the meantime, "happening now," one of america's most prestigious and politically powerful families the victims of hacking. a hacker stealing personal e-mails and pictures from both former presidents bush -- from both former presidents, and now the secret service of is investigating, trying to help out the bush family in all of this. molly henneberg is joining us live from washington with more. molly? >> reporter: hi, jenna. there's no indication at this point that the private e-mail accounts of the former presidents bush were hacked. but it appears that a hacker got access to six private e-mail acc
violence in urban america. jesse jackson who led an anti-gun march in chicago begged the president to visit his hometown and address real gun violence. >> given the preponderance of killing and the explosive of this, we need federal intervention. >>> you might remember president obama came to newtown and tucson after the mass shootings there and more than one critic has pointed out as tragic as these shootings are, they're rare. most gun crimes are not committed with high-powered semiassault rifles but with handguns. before newtown the president was asked about the silent epidemic of urban gun violence. >> we've got to have an all of the above approach. we have to enforce our gun laws more effectively. we've got to keep them out of the hands of criminals. we've got to strengthen background checks. i live on the south side of chicago, you know, some of these murders are happening just a few blocks from where i live, and i have friends whose family members have been killed. >> still, why send mrs. obama to chicago? why, mr. president, don't you go yourself? talk back question should president
jackson has offered himself as far as trying to negotiate, but this person has already killed. the damage has been done. his plan has been set into motion. he knows that he does not want to live through this thing, so he's been successful in that, just by itself. i would advise the police, yes, try to negotiate, you want to preserve life, but i think the lapd knows that at this point they're going to have to take him down. >> he's not likely going to survive this alive, yeah. >> i don't think so. >> thank you very much, appreciate it. >>> the other story we're covering, the weather. the governs of connecticut, rhode island, massachusetts declaring states of emergency ahead of this huge blizzard that is heading their way. we're going to take a look at some pictures that folks are sharing, social media sites up next. 50 schwab bank was built with all the value and convenience tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 investors want. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 like no atm fees, worldwide. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 and no nuisance fees. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 plus deposit checks with mobile deposit. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 and m
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